WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
‘Girona, Temps de Flors’ consolidates its huge success
The Girona Flower Time exhibition has closed a new edition marked by huge crowds of visitors and an increase in the number of overnight stays in th…
MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
The 62nd edition of Girona, flower time in bloom from 13 to 21 May
Just as in previous years, rail services to the city will be increased and there will be a 35% discount on AVE high-speed train tickets.
FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
The Easter Week programme of activities in Girona includes musical performances, the traditional Holy Burial procession and the Manaies parade
The Holy Burial procession is once again …
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
Girona, Sports Tourism Destination to attend the Expo Sports Outdoor trade fair
On 10 and 11 March, Girona will be attending Spain’s leading sports fair Expo Sports Outdoor with the Sports Tourism Destin…
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
RENFE launches its ‘I Love February’ campaign, which includes a competition to win a mini-break in Girona
This February, national rail operator Renfe has launched a promotional campa…
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
Appraisal of the 2016 tourism figures for Girona
Girona consolidates itself as a year-round tourist attraction with a 12.5% increase in visitors in low-season months (January, February, November and December)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
Girona10 returns with new features, great discounts and lots of activities
On 27, 28 and 29 January Girona10 returns in a new edition with more than 8000 hotel and restaurant places and new suggestions for 10 e…
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
British newspaper the Daily Mail includes Girona in its ten hottest travel spots for 2017
The well-known newspaper the Daily Mail, with a print run of 1.6 million copies and 3.7 million readers, has inclu…
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
The Giang brothers set a new Guinness world record on the steps of Girona Cathedral
Girona was the setting for a spectacular feat that made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records: climbing the 90 steps of t…
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016
Girona prepares an interactive challenge for the Sant Silvestre race
On 31 December the 12th edition of the Girona Sant Silvestre race will take place and, for children, there will also be the Mini Sant Silvestre.…
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2016
The Sea Otter festival, the biggest in the world in the cycling sector, arrives in Girona in the spring of 2017
The Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava-Girona Bike Show is one of the most important and c…
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016
Girona boosts its international standing as a Sports Tourism Destination
In 2015 the city of Girona was officially certified as a Sports Tourism Destination (DTE) by the Catalan Tourism Agency.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
‘Game of Thrones', the star of Girona's new cinematic tours
Prompted by the popularity it has gained due to the latest season of the series, the city is launching new guided tours of filming locations, starting on 11 …
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
Girona joins the ecotourism project ‘From Bark to Bottle', designed to raise awareness of the importance of cork among the international public
Girona City Council and the Gavarres Co…
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
‘Girona Flower Time' receives more international visitors
Tourists from outside Catalonia increased by 3.6% compared with the previous year and now represent almost 14% of the total.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
Turisme Girona has published a new guide to summer activities in several languages
The new 2016 guide to summer activities is now available from the city's tourist offices, ensuring that nobody misses the fes…
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
The exhibition Girona plató shows the city's transformation in films and series
The display at Casa Pastors details the different roles Girona has played from the early days of cinema right up to Game of Thron…
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016
‘Girona Flower Time' firmly established as the main event of the spring
From 7 to 15 May, visitors enjoyed 179 floral projects spread over 134 of the city's most emblematic spaces
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
Girona to host fashion shows by thirteen cutting-edge designers in the second edition of Gimoda
From 8 to 11 June, the city will be hosting a new edition of Gimoda, the platform for publicising Girona's …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
Girona Gran Fondo race village will be set up in Les Sarraïnes gardens from 9 to 11 June
For the third edition of the Girona Gran Fondo festival the organisers will once again provide a village space to s…
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016
Tocs de Vi offers wine tastings in some of Girona's unique spaces and buildings
Places are now available to book on the DO Empordà website for wine tastings in such emblematic settings as the Alemanys gardens…
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016
Girona Gran Fondo, a meeting point for cyclists from 6 to 12 June
Coinciding with the Girona Gran Fondo cycling festival, the first #DTEGirona joint action will be carried out by the city council, the Catalan Touris…
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
The photographic book of the 61st edition of ‘Girona Flower Time' is now on sale
The book is on sale in most of Girona's bookshops, in its tourist offices and on the Internet from Friday 13 May.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
More unique and natural spaces in the 61st edition of "Girona Flower Time"
This year there will be an opportunity to visit the roman walls of the city's former hospital and to stroll along a beach beside the Riv…
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
Girona wins the 2016 Europe Prize awarded each year by the Council of Europe
This award is the highest recognition a European city can receive for its actions within Europe.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016
New festival in Girona for series lovers and professionals: the Plot Series Fest
The first edition of a festival seeking to become a meeting point for series lovers and professionals in the sector. For six day…
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
Gérone fait sa promotion au salon de tourisme B-Travel de Barcelone
Du vendredi 15 au dimanche 17 avril, la Mairie de Gérone a participé à la foire B-Delicious, dans le cadre du salon de tourisme B-Travel.
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
From 15 to 24 April, 36th edition of Girona Gastronomic Week
From 15 to 24 April, Girona will be hosting the 36th edition of its Gastronomic Week, a benchmark culinary festival in both the city and county.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
Girona City Council organising a special programme to mark the premiere of "Game of Thrones"
Girona City Council will be holding a series of activities to coincide with the premiere of the first episode o…
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
Girona launches a campaign to position itself as a sports tourism destination
A series of actions have been planned, focused on two main areas: local, to attract families and amateur sportspeople, and internati…
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
New schedule of guided tours of Girona
The "Girona Walks" tour gives visitors an insight into the city's history and legends, taking them on a journey back in time.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
Girona, one of Europe's ten best city-break destinations, according to The Guardian
The prestigious British newspaper has published an article that recommends visiting the city's modernist architecture, Jewi…
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
The competition to choose Catalonia's favourite monument is now open
A competition organised by Descobrir, Sàpiens and the Catalan Government's Cultural Heritage Agency will decide which monument is Catalonia's he…
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
Weekend offer at Sports Tourism Destination hotels
Hotels in Girona that form part of the DTE (Sports Tourism Destination) seal are offering a 20% discount to those participating in sporting events in the city, among othe…
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
The Girona tourist app is now free
Almost a year ago, Girona City Council launched a tourist guide to the city for mobiles and tablets with texts by Miquel Fañanàs guiding visitors around Girona's streets and squares.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
Girona Turisme launches online campaign to promote the city as a tourist destination for Easter
Girona City Council has organised an online prize draw open to everyone who watches promotional videos of t…
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
Taking place from 8 to 11 June: the 2nd edition of Gimoda, Girona's Fashion Week.
Girona Fashion Week has become established as the showcase for Girona's textile and fashion sector
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
‘Episcopal Girona', the new tourism product offering joint visits to the Cathedral, Sant Feliu and the Art Museum
The Catalan Department of Culture and the Diocese of Girona are promoting this i…
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Girona hotel among the most romantic in Spain, according to Trivago
Hotel Ciutat de Girona has been chosen as one of the five most romantic hotels in Spain.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
The fourth edition of Girocàmping is bigger and has more activities on offer
The campsites and holiday parks exhibition Girocàmping, being held from 3 to 6 March at the Girona Exhibition Centre, has this year o…
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
New project to promote business tourism in Olot, Girona and Lloret de Mar
This pioneering alliance in Catalonia has been formed to work together to become a focal point for business tourism
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Girona is one of the best destinations for 2016, according to more than 297 travel bloggers
The travel blog Wanderlust Circle considers Girona to be one of the most recommendable cities to visit in 2016.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Increased visits to the Girona Turisme website
In 2015, the number of visits to the Girona Turisme website rose by 24.71 % over 2014.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016
New leisure activities promote the 5th edition of Girona10
Night-time guided tours of the Cathedral, accessible routes around the historic centre and the Ribes del Ter park, children's shows and concerts in the street…
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
Activities for a 10 out of 10 weekend
Once again, Girona10 offers a wide range of activities during the whole weekend.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
The new edition of Girona10 to be held on 29, 30 and 31 January
Themed visits to the cathedral and a cinema ticket draw are the main new features of this edition, which has more than 10,000 offers available for 10 e…
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
Girona presents the 2016 edition of its ‘Girona, City of Festivals' guide
City of Festivals 2016 adds a new event dedicated to television series, the Plot Series Fest, to Girona's cultural calendar.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
Orienteering circuits in nature: discover Girona's green spaces
Orienteering circuits are an enjoyable activity for groups and families seeking new leisure options.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
Girona creates three accessible tourism itineraries and brings out a guidebook on adapted museums, accommodation, and places of interest in the city
Work has gone ahead on this acce…
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
Lleuresport, Girona's Christmas children's fun park
This year marks the 31st edition of Lleuresport, which is filled with new and exciting options.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015
Go ice-skating this Christmas!
Girona's ice-skating rink has become one of the top Christmas attractions both in the city and the whole province.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
Enjoy a fun-packed Christmas! More than 200 activities to liven up this year's festive season in Girona
Girona is hosting events for all ages and to suit all tastes, with the city's different distric…
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The period for submitting proposals for the 61st edition of ‘Girona Flower Time' is now open
Proposals for floral displays for the 2016 edition, to be held from 7 to 15 May, can be presented until 31 Dece…
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Girona's Great Christmas Circus
The Great Christmas Circus returns to Girona this winter with some of the most amazing large-scale magic tricks on the international scene.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Girona promotes itself in France in collaboration with Elipsos
On 27 October, a group of six French journalists visited Girona in order to discover the city's tourist attractions and facilities at first hand and soak…
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Girona City Council wins the ASTER Award for Communication
The media campaign for Girona Flower Time 2015 has won the ASTER Award for Communication in the Business category.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
Girona has its own IgersMap, the first map in the world created by and for instagrammers
With the launch of its own IgersMap, Girona has become one of the first six cities in Spain to offer a map of the mo…
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
Girona City Council launches a campaign to promote the city as a Sports Tourism Destination
Girona City Council has presented the first actions of its promotional campaign to publicise the Sports Tourism …
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015
Girona, pioneering city in the study of tourist movement based on real mobile data
The Smart Steps study carried out by Telefónica has analysed the flow and origin of tourists in the city during the last edit…
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
Impact of filming "Game of Thrones" in the city of Girona
Filming for the TV series Game of Thrones in Girona has generated a €3.6 m publicity impact.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
New accessible itinerary along teh banks of the river Ter
Girona City Council, Perpignan City Council, and Girona Greenways Consortium are jointly developing the European cross-border project NATUR'ACC.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
Museums and other places of interest affected by the filming of "Game of Thrones"
The City Council has created a specific website for Game of Thrones to report on the effects of the shooting.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
Girona, with "Game of Thrones"
From 24 August to 16 September Girona's historic quarter will provide the setting for filming of the TV series Game of Thrones.
FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015
Girona obtains Sports Tourism Destination certification
20 establishments in the city receive the Sports Tourism Destination accreditation plaque promoted by the Catalan Tourism Board.
TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
First photographic image of Girona discovered
The photograph, dating to around 1852, is preserved in the National Library of Ireland.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2015
Discover Girona on a guided tour
In July and August, the guided tours of the city continue as usual. Girona's museums have planned various tours that will allow visitors to discover the municipality's rich cultural and natural h…
THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015
Summer festivals in Girona
With the arrival of the good weather, Girona's outdoor music and art festivals return, offering a huge variety of options for all audiences. Milestone, Ludivers, Mapping and Tempo Under the Stars are jus…
TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015
The Tarlà dresses for summer
On Saturday 20 June the Tarlá figure will be hung up wearing the outfit chosen to represent the arrival of summer.
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
Third season of Discover Girona orienteering routes underway
Girona City Council has created three new orienteering courses that invite people to discover the city and its surroundings in a different way.
MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015
Part of the sixth season of Game of Thrones to be filmed in Girona
The US television network HBO has confirmed that the sixth season of the acclaimed series will be filmed in Girona and Peñíscola, among other Spani…
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
El Celler de Can Roca once again the world's best restaurant
This Girona restaurant retakes the number one spot in the rankings of the prestigious Restaurant Magazine.
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015
Tourist guide to Girona for children
Upper secondary students at the Domeny School in Girona have created a guide to the city containing all the features they think children like themselves who visit Girona will most enjoy.
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
The photographic book "Girona, Temps de Flors" captures all the floral arrangements and projects from the 60th edition of the festival
The book Girona, Temps de Flors will once again this…
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
Archivists from several European cities visit "Girona Flower Time"
This May in Girona a new session of the Leonardo da Vinci European programme was held, with the participation of more than twenty professionals fro…
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
"Girona Flower Time" celebrates its 60th anniversary from 9 to 17 May
Girona Flower Time is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015, a year which also marks the consolidation of a unique floral space on the River…
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
New tourist APP for the city of Girona
Girona City Council presents a tourist guide to the city for smartphones and tablets that will take users on a tour around the city accompanied by texts by the journalist and writer from…
SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
Girona and Perpignan make a joint commitment to accessible tourism
The two cities are taking part in the Natur'acc cross-border project, which aims to create accessible and nature tourism facilities, financed by EU…
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015
Increased international train service between Catalonia and France
Renfe and SNCF are expanding the Barcelona-Paris service with a third daily scheduled train from 30 March. The new train will depart from Barcelona…
TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
Girona Fashion Week, an event for fashion lovers and professionals
The Agimod Association and Girona City Council present the first edition of Girona Fashion Week, which will take place from 18 to 21 March 2015.
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
Festivalot, the new music festival for children and new family tourism activity in Girona
The festival, promoted by the group Els Amics de les Arts, takes place on 6 and 7 June and will include more than t…
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Girona Bike World, the new fair dedicated to the bicycle sector
The province of Girona offers bicycle users a wide range of opportunities, and Girona Bike World aims to respond to the needs of both amateur and profe…
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Girona is the city with the best online reputation in Spain
The hotel price comparison website Trivago has published a report on the reputation of Spanish tourist destinations after analysing more than 7 million hotel…
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Girona is one of the most searched cities by Europeans planning their holidays, according to Jetcost
This is one of the results of searches for Spanish cities and other countries made by Europeans in 2…
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Girona, most romantic city in Europe according to European Best Destinations
European Best Destinations is a travel organisation based in Brussels which has been working to promote European culture and tourism …
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Twenty-one festivals make up the brand "Girona, City of Festivals" in 2015
A total of twenty-one festivals of various types form part of the brand "Girona, City of Festivals" in 2015. In addition to the festiva…
THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
The fourth edition of Girona10 establishes itself as the city's great winter event
The fourth edition of Girona10 (held between 23 and 25 January) has positioned this initiative as the city's great winter eve…
TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
Girona10 returns with great new features
The draw for more than 1600 hotel places and 1300 restaurant set menus for just €10 has now taken place. From 23 to 25 January there will also be a taste of some of the events included…
THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015
Girona Auditorium's new six-month programme
Girona Auditorium is offering a varied programme for the first half of 2015 that combines a well-balanced selection of big names from the international scene with home-grown musi…
FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 2015
The entry conditions for taking part in the next edition of ‘Girona Flower Time' have been approved
The period for presenting all floral projects runs from 2 to 31 January.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014
Girona City Council launches Club Girona Cultura to make culture more accessible to all
Girona City Council has launched a new initiative named Club Girona Cultura as part of its ongoing commitment to makin…
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014
Girona10 returns with more new features than ever
After the resounding success of the last three editions, Girona10 returns with the aim of improving and increasing its format to surprise visitors.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
Girona presents the Municipal Theatre's new programme for 2015
The fixed programme for January-May 2015 at the Municipal Theatre (which also includes performances at the La Mercè Auditorium) has been specially desi…
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014
Girona working to obtain Sports Tourism Destination certification
Girona City Council is in the process of being officially recognised as a Sports Tourism Destination (DTE) by the Catalan Tourism Agency.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2014
Girona hosts the first edition of Arkiromantix Girona
The photographs of Marisol Herreros, Laura Agustí and Roger Vall have been chosen as the best images from among the 450 photographs that were presented.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
The magic of Christmas arrives in Girona
At this time of year, the city of Girona is the perfect place to do your Christmas shopping, take a stroll, see the Christmas shows and enjoy the atmosphere of this festive period.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014
"Girona Flower Time" participates in the Changing Tracks seminars
The closing event in the Changing Tracks project (focused on art, public spaces and citizen participation) was held in Granollers on 17 and 18 Octobe…
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
New winter opening hours at the Tourist Office
The opening times at the Tourist Office on the Rambla have changed.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014
New free mobile app to pay for parking in blue and green zones in Girona
Girona has just been added to a free app called e-park, which allows users to pay for parking in the city's blue and green zones using thei…
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
The Casa Masó collection joins the Google Art Project
Google offers users a virtual tour of the house-museum and a closer look at one of Masó's works of art in gigapixel format, as well as presenting 102 pieces from the…